standing tall in warrnambool

One hour per week...
One life changed.

 
 
 
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welcome

Young People need supportive relationships to fulfil their potential. In today's complex world many young people need more support and do benefit greatly from a relationship with a person outside their family circle.

The Standing Tall Mentoring in-school program recruits and trains members of the community to become mentors to students in schools. It has shown that the relationships developed through mentoring can make a real difference to a student struggling to cope with a wide range of issues.

Mentors meet with their mentee during school hours for approximately 1 hour per week for twelve months and up to two years with the same student. The program does not run during school holidays and is flexible to mentors time commitments.

 
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What the Statistics tell us

  • 98% of students enjoy school more

  • 96% of students indicated that mentoring had a positive impact on their behaviour at school and home

  • 100% of students indicated that they had a more positive outlook about school and their future

  • 99% of students felt more valued

how we operate

  • 100% community funded program

  • 382 mentoring sessions

  • 14,120 mentoring hours

Get Involved

 

Become a Mentor

Mentors provide one-to-one support in school hours to a young person in the areas of life skills, self esteem and personal development. They are a good listener, like being with and care about the future of young people. 

Become a Sponsor

Warrnambool’s Standing Tall is a self-funded program, sourcing income through sponsorship and donations from the local business sector, community service clubs, philanthropic foundations and the general community. 

Make a Donation

Donate now to help a young person find their perfect mentor and positively affect their life forever.
 

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